Süper Lig | Turkey - an overview
The Süper Lig is the top tier of the professional football in Turkey, and the only league that plays across two continents. The clubs are split between Europe and Asia.
The Turkish FA preside over all 18 clubs that play in this league.
All 18 clubs play for both the Turkish Cup and the Turkish Super Cup. The most successful Turkish club is Galatasaray with 22 titles.
There is no promotion from the Süper Lig, but the top team qualifies for the Group Stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the runner up entering the 2nd stage qualifying round. Third and fourth qualify for the Europa League. One further Europa League place is determined by domestic cup competition.
Akhisar Belediyespor, Alanyaspor, Antalyaspor AS, BB Erzurumspor, Beşiktaş Istanbul, Bursaspor, Fenerbahçe SK, Galatasaray Istanbul, Göztepe SK, Kasımpaşa SK, Kayserispor, Konyaspor, MKE Ankaragücü, Sivasspor, Trabzonspor, Yeni Malatyaspor, Çaykur Rizespor, İstanbul Başakşehir
Ankara 19 Mayıs Stadium - MKE Ankaragücü, Antalya Stadyumu - Antalyaspor AS, Atatürk Olympic Stadium - Beşiktaş Istanbul, Bahçeşehir Okulları Stadium - Alanyaspor, Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium - İstanbul Başakşehir, Doğanlar Stadium - Göztepe SK, Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium - Trabzonspor, Kadir Has Stadium - Kayserispor, Konya Atatürk Stadium - Konyaspor, Kâzım Karabekir Stadyumu - BB Erzurumspor, Malatya Arena - Yeni Malatyaspor, Manisa 19 Mayıs Stadium - Akhisar Belediyespor, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium - Kasımpaşa SK, Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium - Sivasspor, Timsah Arena - Bursaspor, Türk Telekom Arena - Galatasaray Istanbul, Yeni Rize Şehir Stadı - Çaykur Rizespor, Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium - Fenerbahçe SK